Brown Mackie College - Akron


Brown Mackie College - Akron

Brown Mackie College – Akron in Akron, Ohio, is a member of the Brown Mackie College system of schools, a collection of private, for-profit educational institutions for career preparation in the business, legal, health sciences, information technology, and creative fields. The Brown Mackie College system of schools has 20 locations throughout the United States, and has a total enrollment of 9,078 students (as of fall 2006). The Brown Mackie College schools are owned by Education Management Corporation, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Brown Mackie College schools provide bachelor’s degree, associate’s degree, diploma, and certificate programs.

Educational accreditation of the Brown Mackie College schools’ programs varies among schools.

History

Brown Mackie College – Akron is a branch of Brown Mackie College - Cincinnati.

Founded as the American Education Center’s (AEC) Southern Ohio College, Brown Mackie College – Cincinnati has a long history of offering career education and training, going back to its establishment as a traditional business college in 1927. In 1980, the college added a branch campus in Akron, Ohio, which would later become Brown Mackie College – Akron.

In 2003, the parent corporation of AEC Southern Ohio College was acquired by Education Management Corporation.

Accreditation

Brown Mackie College — Akron is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools( ACICS) to award associate’s degrees and diplomas. ACICS is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education. Its accreditation of degree-granting institutions also is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Brown Mackie College — Akron is licensed by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges & Schools.

External links

* [http://www.brownmackie.edu/Cincinnati]
* [http://www.brownmackie.edu]
* [http://www.edmc.edu Education Management Corporation]

Articles

*Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), http://www.acics.org
*Rx for Health Care http://www.saljournal.com/Print/healthcare120507, Salina Journal, December 5, 2007
*Start-up Advice for Women Business Owners http://www.thedenverchannel.com/money/14710601/detail.html The Denver Channel
*Brown Mackie Makes a Mark http://www.cjonline.com/stories/120699/spo_juco.shtml Topeka Capital Journal, March 12, 2006
* Taking Control Over Your Public Speaking Fears, http://www.easylivingguide.com/story.aspx?articleid=6887 Easy Living Guide


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